Swansea Grand Theatre

Just 10 minutes walk from our bed and breakfast

http://www.swansea.gov.uk/grandtheatrewhatson

 

 

Friday 19th April

The Solid Silver 60s Show

 

For over 30 years, the Solid Silver 60s Show has entertained the nation and celebrated the world's most loved music.

 

Known as an institution on the 60s circuit, SS60s is the original and premier sixties show, bringing you classic hits performed by the original hit makers.

This year 60s favourites Peter Noone, Brian Poole and Dave Berry with Vanity Fare unite for what could be the last ever Solid Silver 60s.

Don't miss your chance to see this slice of sixties history as The Solid Silver Sixties Show tours the UK, bringing together the decades' biggest artists singing their greatest hits and relive some of your fondest memories.

 

This Could Be The Last Time!

 

Saturday 20th April

Big Girls Don't Cry

 

Celebrating the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

 

10th Anniversary Tour - Celebrating a decade of Big Girls Don't Cry featuring The East Coast Boys.

Step back in time, to the era of romance. Where gents were gents, and gals were gals! Come and experience the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons authentically recreated by a phenomenal cast and live band.

During the sixties and seventies number one hits Sherry, December 1963 (Oh What A Night), Walk Like A Man, Rag Doll and Big Girls Don't Cry helped propel the Four Seasons and Frankie Valli to super stardom.

After selling an incredible 100 million records worldwide, there's a Four Seasons song that shares a special place in everyone's heart. This internationally acclaimed show authentically revives the sublime harmonies of New Jersey's finest.

It showcases Frankie's incredible falsettos, and features his solo hits like Grease, Let's Hang On, Working My Way Back To You, Beggin', I've Got You Under My Skin, and Who Loves You.

This is a tribute show and is no way affiliated with any original artists/estates/management companies or similar shows.

 

Tuesday 23rd to Saturday 27th April

Octopus Soup!

 

A razor-sharp new comedy with Nick Hancock, star of West End hit An Evening with Gary Lineker and host of iconic TV shows, Room 101 and They Think It's All Over.

 

Meet Seymour, the safest man in Britain. An insurance consultant who wears a belt and braces (and another belt, just to be sure). He's in last chance saloon, and everything rests on this one important conference call. What could possibly go wrong? Enter Marvin, a bungling burglar with bad knees...

 

With Seymour's highly neurotic actress wife Gloria awaiting news on a star TV role, the burglar's psychopathic crime boss around the corner, and a share of the £30 billion insurance market at stake, will our heroes and their octopus get out alive?

 

Octopus Soup! will have you crying with laughter. Don't miss out!

 

 

7.30pm each evening. Thurs & Sat mats: 2.30pm

 

 

 

Grand Theatre Arts Wings (10mins walk from our B&B) 

 

 

Wednesday 24th April

Comedy Club

 

Relax with friends and laugh yourself silly whilst enjoying some great comedy and a drink, cabaret style. 16+.

 

Swansea Grand Theatre hosts a regular Comedy Club, featuring some of the best acts on the circuit.

To join the Comedy Club e-mail list to receive regular updates on Comedy Club and other comedy events happening at Swansea Grand Theatre please send an email stating in the title bar - JOIN COMEDY MAILING LIST to swansea.grandmarketing@swansea.gov.uk

Here are just a sample of some of the comedians we have had at the club over the past 10 years. Jason Manford, Tim Vine, Marcus Brigstock, Rhod Gilbert, Nick Revell, Sarah Millican, Rob Deering, Brendan Burns, Noel James, Tom Rosenthal, Silky, Nick Coppin, Juliet Meyers, Simon Brodkin aka Lee Nelson, Earl Okin, Jon Richardson, Wes Packer, Al Pitcher, Howard Read, Josh Howie, Andrew Lawrence, Alex Horne, Russell Kane, Ian Cognito, Chris Corcoran, Wil Hodson and who remembers Chris Lynam!!! (www.chrislynam.net once seen, never forgotten!).

 

Elsewhere in Swansea

 

Saturday 20th April

You Flexi Thing Record Launch Party

The Bunkhouse, The Kingsway - 25mins walk from our B&B

 

R*E*P*E*A*T Records celebrates the launch of the fifth in its series of Record Store Day flexi discs. ‘East and West Side Story’ features 2 bands from South Wales and two from East Anglia, and all four will be playing along with very special guests.

 

Listed in alphabetical order, we proudly present

 

Lemondaze

8 legged love child of shoegaze and post-punk

 

Picsel

Noisy punky DIY pop four or five piece from Swansea. Written by accident. Recorded on purpose.

 

The Sandinistas

“timeless guitar band from Tredegar; influences include The Clash and The Rolling Stones, and masses of youthful new-wave punk rock ‘n’ roll energy”

 

Tundra

Punky, Surfy, Australian, Bitter taste of fun from Bury St Edmunds, Rock City

 

plus incredible guests

Soundwire

“Krautrock inspired, guttural Mary Chain-esque rock ‘n’ roll” – Drowned In Sound

 

Tickets £5 on the door or £4 in advance from band members, Derricks Music or R*E*P*E*A*T, or online

 

Tuesday 23rd April

The Mule

Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea university - 25mins walk or a short drive from our guesthouse

 

Dir: Clint Eastwood

 

USA 2019 1hr 56 mins

 

Clint Eastwood Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne

 

After his horticulture business is closed, a 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran makes ends meet by becoming a driver for a Mexican drug cartel. He is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Illinois...

 

“Seeing Eastwood at his most charming and good-natured is always enjoyable.” EMPIRE

 

Audio description available

 

Two screenings: 4.30pm (with open captions) & 7.30pm

 

Wednesday 24th April

A Dog’s Way Home

Taliesin Arts centre, Swansea University - 25mins walk or a short drive from our bed and breakfast

 

Dir: Charles Martin Smith

 

USA 2019 1hr 36 mins

 

Ashley Judd, Jonah Hauer-King, Edward James Olmos

 

As a puppy, Bella finds her way into the arms of Lucas, a young man who gives her a good home. When Bella becomes separated from Lucas, she soon finds herself on an epic 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner.

 

“This family-friendly adventure, reminiscent of The Incredible Journey, follows a tried-and-true but heart-warming path.” VARIETY

 

Audio description available

 

Two screenings: 5pm (with open caption subtitles) & 7.30pm

 

Friday 26th April

Charlie Landsborough – The Farewell Tour

Brangwyn Hall - 2mins walk just behind our guesthouse

 

In 2019, UK Country Music legend Charlie Landsborough plans to retire from touring to concentrate on writing and recording music. Before his retirement Charlie will be embarking on an extended tour of Britain including a date at Swansea’s Brangwyn Hall.

 

Known as the UK’s premier country music singer, country music is only one part of his live shows. Charlie’s gigs are a night of beautiful ballads, folk, blues, country, rock ‘n’ roll, pop, gospel and anthems.

 

Winner of ‘Best Songwriter’, ‘Best Song’, ‘Best Male Vocalist’ and ‘International Country Album,’ Charlie’s talent and chart-topping records received the ultimate recognition in 2011 when he was inducted into the British Country Music Hall of Fame.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday 11th May

Paul Young

Brangwyn Hall - 2mins walk just behind our B&B

 

On the 11/5/19 the British pop legend Paul Young will lay down his hat and call The Brangwyn Hall his home for a leg of his "35 Years of No Parlez" Pt 2 Tour! Tickets go on-sale this coming Monday at 12.00 midday!

 

Friday 12th July

The Big Vegan Banquet with Dirty Vegan TV star Matt Pritchard

Brangwyn Hall - 2mins walk just behind our bed and breakfast

 

JR Events & Catering are proud to present "The Big Vegan Banquet" with Dirty Vegan TV star Matt Pritchard!

 

TICKETS: http://www.jr-events.co.uk/vegan-banquet-info/4594562603

 

Event to include:

* Beer or glass of fizz on arrival

* 3 course Vegan banquet

* Live band

* DJ until late

 

Matt will be taking to the stage with anecdotes, stories and tales from behind the scenes of his journey from Dirty Sanchez to Dirty Vegan!

 

Sunday 22nd September

Street Beach Party - Swansea

Swansea University - 25mins walk from our B&B

 

Join this event for more details.

 

The holiday season isn't over yet, have the best start to University with a pop up beach street party with live music, alcohol, hot tubs & tonnes of sand!

 

This is one event not to be missed! - Nothing like this in Swansea!

 

BYO alcohol.

Strictly 18+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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